Solidarity Through Service
In 2005, the UN General Assembly, proclaimed 20 of December as International Human Solidarity to promote the culture of solidarity and the spirit of sharing.
Solidarity Through Service is a month-long awareness campaign designed to bring people together across faiths and cultures through service in recognition of this day. The campaign takes place during the typical winter holiday season celebrated by multiple groups in the local community. Activate Good believes that acts of service are a vehicle for increasing empathy and understanding for people across differences. When we serve together, we are all helpers, united in solidarity by purpose – despite any differences in race, nationality, faith, or other factors.
In 2022, this awareness campaign will extend from November 20 through December 20, 2022 and will highlight diverse individuals from across the Triangle. The series will feature their story of what community(ies) they represent and their personal perspectives on how they “do good”.
Sunday, Nov. 20 – Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022
“…wander forth for the good of the many, for the welfare of the many, in compassion for the world, for the good, for the gain, for the welfare of gods and people”
– Vinaya Mahavagga, Buddhist Text
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How to Participate
For Community Partners:
Does your organization work with a faith-based, cultural, or other identity group – especially one with holidays or other events from November-January? We’re looking for community service leaders and helpers to share their story and provide the opportunity for folks to learn about other cultural groups!
Share this call to action in your next newsletter:
“Activate Good is seeking diverse cultural perspectives on what service and giving back means in different communities. To contribute your story to a cultural education social media campaign centered on sharing what service and helping the community means to you and your cultural group(s), fill out THIS form!“
For Cultural Leaders & Representatives:
Are you a member of a faith-based, cultural, or other identity group that you would like to share with the Triangle Community during the Solidarity Through Service Campaign? We’d love to share your story!
- To contribute your story to a cultural education social media campaign centered on sharing what service and helping the community means to you and your cultural group(s), fill out THIS form!
More Events & Holidays
Learn more about multicultural, interfaith, and advocacy-oriented events during the winter below!
- Month of November:
- Native American Heritage Month
- National Adoption Awareness Month
- November 20, 2022 – Transgender Day of Remembrance
- November 24, 2022 – Jain New Year
- November 24, 2022 – Thanksgiving
- November 25, 2022 – Native American Heritage Day
- Month of December:
- National HIV/AIDS Awareness Month
- December 2, 2022 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
- December 3, 2022 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities
- December 8, 2022 – Bodhi Day
- December 26, 2022- January 1, 2023 – Kwanzaa
- December 18-26 – Hannukah/Channukah
- December 18, 2022 – International Migrants Day
- December 20, 2022 – International Human Solidarity Day
- December 24 & 25, 2022 – Christmas Eve & Day
- January 7, 2023 -Mahayana New Year
- January 15, 2023 – World Religion Day
- January 15-18, 2023 – Pongal
- January 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- January 22, 2023 – Lunar New Year
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